The next grant cycle for the Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) will open February 1, 2016. The deadline for grant applications to be received at the VA Office of EMS is 5:00pm March 15, 2016 with grants being awarded July, 2016. For additional information and to access the eGift program, click here. If you need assistance with your application or would like it to be reviewed before submission, contact the Council office. All grant applications are now submitted online.
The Financial Assistance for Emergency Medical Services Grants Program, known as the Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) Grant Program is a multi-million dollar grant program for Virginia non-profit EMS agencies and organizations. Items eligible for funding include EMS equipment and vehicles, computers, EMS management programs, courses/classes and projects benefiting the recruitment and retention of EMS members.
The Council's Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2015 is now available for download and viewing! This report is being e-mailed to all EMS agencies in the region. We hope you enjoy learning more about our accomplishments! LFEMS Annual Report FY15
Are you looking to complete a skills session after completing your online American Heart Association CPR training? The Council now offers the ability to schedule & pay for your skills session online! You'll have access to the Training Center Coordinator's schedule and can schedule the date & time most convenient for you. Be sure to print your completion certificate and bring it with you to your appointment! More
The Board of Directors for the Lord Fairfax EMS Council recently approved a new plan titled Regional RST-Elevated Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Plan. This new plan is to be implemented throughout the Council region and has been e-mailed to all EMS agencies within the region. Questions regarding this new plan can be directed to the EMS Systems Coordinator at the Council. LFEMS Regional Stemi Plan
Please join us Saturday, September 26th at the Clarke County High School for a public forum and information exchange on PTSD and suicide awareness, prevention, and recovery. Volunteers from the Council's Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Team will be on hand to talk with participants. This event focuses on supporting our local veterans and first responders within the area. Doors open at 10:00am with the program beginning at 10:30am. Lunch will be served immediately after. This event is being hosted by the Clarke County VFW and VFW Auxiliary.
Construction is underway on an extensive upgrade to the Route 37/Winchester Medical Center interchange, which currently provides access to the WMC campus located on the east side of the highway. Beginning Wednesday, August 26, 2015, the two ramps of the southbound lanes of Route 37 at the WMC interchange will be closed. More
February 08, 2016 (09:00 - 13:30)
February 10, 2016 (17:00 - 21:30)
February 11, 2016 (12:00 - 16:30)
February 16, 2016 (09:00 - 16:00)
February 17, 2016 (12:00 - 16:30)